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New stock marked in bold
AGM - The Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit

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Please note this section is being updated to show plants available in 2012

Acaena buchananii Silvery/brown leaves with small red star shaped flowers  
Acaena microphylla 'Kupferteppich' ('Copper Carpet') Evergreen ground cover plant. Bronze coloured leaves, white flowers  
Acaena saccaticupula 'Blue Haze' A carpeting evergreen alpine with silvery blue leaves  
Alchemilla ellenbeckii Low evergreen perennial - tiny yellow flowers mid-late summer Ht 5cm  
Alchemilla dwarf form A neater, smaller form than 'Mollis' - ideal for rockeries  
Arabis procurrens 'Variegata' Evergreen, mat-forming with white edged leaves & white flowers AGM
Armeria juniperifolia Evergreen with purplish pink to white flowers May-June. Ht 7cm AGM
Arenaria balearica Mat forming evergreen alpine with tiny white flowers.   
Aster alpinus Low growing with large purple daisy flowers  
Chaenorhinum origanifolium Dwarf Snapdragon. Long flowering alpine  
Cyclamen hederifolium A tuberous perennial with green or patterned leaves. Delicate pink flowers, deep maroon at base, Jan to March,  produced before the leaves. Ht 10cm  
Diascia 'Blackthorn Apricot' Salmon pink flowers all through the summer. Ht 30cm  
Erodium reichardii Pretty, mound -forming alpine, white/red flowers  
Felica rosulata Aster-like purple/blue daisy-type flowers for the rockery  
Geranium sessiliflorum 'Nigricans' Bronze leaves, white flowers. Rockery plant.  
Helianthemum 'Bunbury' Rock Rose with cerise coloured flowers. Ht 45cm  
Helianthemum 'Henfield Brilliant' Burnt orange flowers. AGM
Helianthemum 'Rhodanthe Carneum' A Rock Rose with pale pink flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Helianthemum 'Wisley Primrose' Another Rock Rose , this one with pale primrose yellow flowers. Ht 30cm AGM
Helichrysum microphyllum Dwarf Curry Plant. Ht 60cm  
Iberis sempervirens Evergreen sub-shrub, racemes of white flowers in spring. Ht 30cm  
Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion' Carpeting habit with deep pink flowers.  
Primula auricula 'Chorister' A show alpine primula with evergreen rosettes of rounded green leaves and clusters of yellow and white flowers in spring.  
Primula auricula 'Red Gauntlet' As above but with plum red flowers in spring.  
Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' An apt name! The blackberry for the leaves and apple for the flowers! AGM
Saxifraga 'Four Winds' An evergren mossy carpeting saxifrage with rounded mid green leaves and dark pink flowers. Will grow in shade. Ht 5cm  
Saxifrage - Pink A cushion-forming alpine with slightly fleshy rosettes.Pink flowers in spring.  
Saxifrage - White As above but with creamy - white flowers  
Scleranthus bilflorus Forms a mossy green mound with tiny white flowers  
Sedum middendorffianum Green/bronze leaves, yellow/orange flowers. Ht 10cm  
Sedum 'Bertrand Anderson' A low growing sedum with ruby leaves & pink flowers AGM
Sedum spath. 'Cape Blanco' Evergreen, mat-forming with white inner leaves, yellow flowers AGM
Sedum 'Rose Carpet' Silvery/blue leaves, rose pink flowers. Ht 10cm  
Sedum cauticola Blue/grey leaves, crimson flower heads. Ht 15cm AGM
Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpureum' Creeping plant with reddish/purple leaves AGM
Sedum 'Vera Jameson' Dark red fleshy leaves, dusky pink flowers. Ht 20cm AGM
Sempervivum - numerous varieties Evergreen rosettes. Bees love 'em! Suitable for rock gardens AGM
  Alpha' 'Blood Tips' 'Corsair' 'Flaming Heart' 'x Funkii'  
  'Hey-Hey' 'Mahogany' 'Melanie' 'Mystic' 'Pekinese'  
  'Reinhard' 'Royal Ruby' 'Sioux' 'Red Fush' 'Virgil' 'King George'  
  'Hester' 'Oddity' 'Spring Mist' 'Atropurpureum' 'Spherette'  
Silene 'Druett's Variegated'  "Sea Campion". A mound-forming alpine with variegated leaves. Single white flowers in summer.Ht 10cm  
Silene uniflora Suitable for rockeries and walls. Grey leaves, white flowers  
Sisyrinchium 'E K Ball' An evergreen rockery plant with purple flowers in summer  
Sisyrinchium 'Dragon's Eye' An evergreen rockery plant, pale blue flowers with darker viening.  
Sisyrinchium 'Marion' As above, with mauve flowers throughout summer  
Thymus cilicicus Creeping, shrubby Thyme  
Thymus 'Doone Valley' Yellow and green leaves. AGM
Thymus pseudolanuginosus Very low growing, hairy grey leaves, pink flowers  
Veronica prostrata Low growing with blue flower spikes  
Veronica wormskjoldii Low growing with purple/blue spikes  
Viola cornuta 'Alba' Low growing with white flowers May to September